Regardless of the data type or regulation, one thing is certain: If data is exposed to unauthorized users then some action is required. This will likely include deletion of the data in unauthorized locations and removal from any associated backups. This is where Commvault comes in.
Two years later, the draconian fines and sanctions included within GDPR have rarely been used (with a few notable exceptions) – so surely this is an indication that most companies have stuck to the regulations and that our personal data is safe.
An effective data protection strategy must be built on solid business foundations. RAFT – Risk Awareness, Flexibility and Trust – are all key attributes that you’ll need to help counter cyber threats. Here’s what to know to build a cyber defence Life-RAFT.
Karen Lopez, a project manager and data architect, analyzes five important ways to be data ready this year and provides tip on how to do that.
Governance was a big topic at this year’s Commvault GO, more so than ever. The evidence was clear: The Commvault Activate booth was constantly busy.
By Nigel Tozer This time last year was like a data protection whirlwind, like never before, with stories about personal data being shifted, sold, used and abused hitting the headlines. After a two-year build-up, the looming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was about to become real, and its main effect was: confusion, and lots of emails. A […]
By James Canham-Ash A lot has happened in the last 12 months. An international trade war between the U.S. and China kicked off; the United Kingdom (surprisingly) didn’t leave the European Union; 5G networks went “live” in a number of countries across the globe; David Attenborough made his big-screen debut on Netflix; a new leader […]
By Miranda Foster There’s no doubt that May 2018 will be remembered in business and technology circles as an important milestone for data protection legislation, usage and public impact. The implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe on May 25 introduced a law with an international reach, focused on supporting the rights of […]
By Chris Powell Commvault loves data and this Valentine’s Day is a time to remember. As in any successful relationship, your connection to data has to be nurtured – get to know each other, move it forward, manage through difficulties – and if needed, figure out a way to best recover. All of us should […]
By Erika Lee If 2018 was the “The Year of Privacy,” then 2019 is poised to be the year of “privacy self-defense.” Protecting privacy is the responsibility of the consumer, as well as the responsibility of the companies those consumers trust with their data. In 2018, consumers realized trust isn’t enough. The General Data Protection […]
By James Canham-Ash The Data Protection World Forum in London – as the name suggests – brings together data protection experts and IT Pros from across Europe. They come from a wide variety of industry sectors to look at discuss some of the latest industry developments and trends in the “data space.” With the General […]
By Chris Powell So last week we turned the calendar to January. A New Year, a new start – filled with resolutions and promises to improve ourselves – filled with visions of healthy meal preps and hours logged at the gym! If you’re responsible for your company’s data, perhaps you should also start thinking about […]
By Nigel Tozer 1. Data Breaches Following hot on the heels of 2017, it was a case of “another day, another data breach” in 2018. Before the first week of January was over, 1.1 billion Indian citizens had their details compromised via the Aadhaar system, and on from there, Equifax, Facebook, Under Armour, Strava, Uber, […]
By Chris Powell Dec. 11 (today!) is National App Day. The App – short for Software Application – has infiltrated our daily lives in ways no one would have expected when Apple introduced OS 2.0 in 2008. Ten years ago, there were approximately 500 apps and allowed third-party app generation. Today? More than two million […]
By Chris Powell Earlier this month, I had the privilege of participating in Planet Tech as part of the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Planet Tech gathers the leading start-ups, businesses, innovators and influencers to showcase solutions to our planet’s most urgent issues – such as climate change, pollution and sustainability. I participated in three […]
By Miranda Foster In just a couple of weeks, we will be at Commvault GO! It’s amazing how time flies, but we’re incredibly excited about finalizing the event details and, ultimately, welcoming our customers, partners and influencers to an incredible event in the wonderful city of Nashville, Tenn. One of the hallmarks of Commvault GO has […]
By Mark Penny The student of today is far more demanding from an IT perspective than even just three or four years ago. The University of Leicester’s digital campus initiative is aimed at meeting these demands by allowing students access to the University’s IT infrastructure across the campus, regardless of device or location – it’s […]
Since data has become so valuable, isn’t it time you hold your business vendors that deal in data to the same standards that you would hold your financial institutions?